The rumor during the Times JOA lawsuit was that Hearst was going to turn the P-I into an all-online paper.
I don't think the P-I will do it any time soon, because there's one little provision in the JOA deal that makes all this interesting -- the P-I can now switch to a tabloid format at any time. What you'd end up with is more of a daily newsmagazine with sudoku and Dilbert suitable for the mass transit system we don't fully have, then doing the bulk of the hard news heavy lifting online.
Keep in mind, though, that for all the P-I's movement into blogs and online features, they're still trailing the Times, even online. Switching to online-only won't be a genius marketing move as much as it will be about self-preservation.
I wouldn't be surprised. I haven't read a paper newspaper for the last five years.
OK, now is *this* the Jon Fine that was once in Bitch Magent, Don Caballero, and Coptic Light?
Frankly I really don't care what the Times or the PI does. Just as long as the crosswords are consistent. None of that archived bullcrap.
If a former rocker it is, they should call it BusinessWeak. Good scoop Feit. And since most of your posts may as well be written in pig latin, we've formed a rap sextet called ANGER STRAIN, currently in post-production of a reworking on Newsies.
I'd also guess the P-I because of their online Reader app. It's a software download that lets you read the paper on your screen in a format very similar to the printed version, with similar column widths.
don't forget Vineland (ugh).
The Vineland band, begun in 1881 as an outlet for musically talented employees of a shoe factory, matured in the 1890ís into a semi-professional group that was booked for concerts in towns and cities throughout South Jersey, until it was disbanded in 1936. On summer weekends, along the banks of the Delaware, outdoor band concerts entertained music lovers during the closing decades of the 19th century.
I'm calling it for the Chicago Sun-Times within 18 months. Their recent management change and proclamation of leaning to the left in editorial slant, coupled with eliminating home delivery service in many suburbs seems to indicate that they're in deep shit.
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